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to finding the watts company, elroy worked for governor john engler of michigan. he, like me, is from detroit michigan and is a graduate of moorehouse college. thank you, elroy. [applause] >> next, albert sanders jr. come on down. albert sanders jr. is counsel to the united states committee on the judiciary. he's a principal legal and policies adviser, the assistant majority leader to senator deck durbin from illinois, chairs the committee on constitution, civil rights and human rights. he offers counsel on issues ranking from privacy, finances reform and he was named to the luke's 21 under 40 list. mr. sanders earned his become a. in political science from moorehouse college in 2001, there after, completed a certificate at wharton business school, while getting his law degree from the university of pennsylvania, where he was president of the path in 2004. he's a member of the state bar of california and the district of columbia bar. [applause] >> andre d. washington, senior sociology major from hinesville, georgia, who currently serves as the 81st student association government president for
eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the search for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit-area restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two m
detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the sech for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit-area restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then the search has take
into a white neighborhood in detroit. it was the summer that the klan had marched down pennsylvania avenue. you might remember the photos from our history books and high-school, all of those folks in white robes walking with the capitol behind them. in detroit a mob gathered pricking the windows of the house threatening its inhabitants. he and his family and friends fired that crowd killing one man and injuring another, there were charged with murder. defending into a grueling trial that spanned seven months for a token fee raised by the naacp. he won the case but was staggered by a heart attack in the summer of 1926 and was never the same. the great theme block -- the long war that he fought in is much to the courtrooms and cases was the defense of individual liberty from the relentless crushing and personal forces of modernity. no era of the world has witnessed such a rapid concentration of wealth and power as this one. history furnishes about the lessons of the inevitable result . liberty produced prosperity and this prosperity books with doubting i upon the mother liberty you give it breath
in some spots. going to stick with us. detroit, mid 60s tomorrow. washington, d.c. starts their week at 70. don't worry. you'll be in the upper 70s by the end of the week. >> ginger zee with us tonight. thank you. >>> we're going to move now to that new threat from iran this evening. a top commander in iran's revolution their guard says iran could strike on israel if iran is sure israel is about to attack. he went on to say that any attack on iranian soil could trigger, quote, world war iii. >>> and the concerns in this country about iran going to war where behind an unprecedented show of naval force today in the persian gulf. abc's nick schifrin reports in from the region tonight. >> reporter: officially, it's a defensive exercise, but it's actually a very loud warning to iran. more than 20 ships, sailors from 30 countries, a massive buildup to convince iran not to close this strait if israel attacks iran's nuclear program. is the threat that israel would go to war with iran and iran would mine these waters? >> the there fleet's there. my job is to make sure that this crew is ready for an
. soil samples being taken today from an area around a concrete driveway in a detroit suburb. they will be tested for human decomposition. it is all in reaction to a man's statement to police that he thought he saw hoffa buried there decades ago. >>> and a bizarre story from florida. a high school teacher being held this morning in connection with a plot to have a former colleague killed. james peppe, a social studies teacher, was arrested yesterday. he's accused of attempting to hire a hit man to murder another teacher who he used to work with, a man named robert meredith. meredith doesn't want to show his face and says he has no idea why peppe would want him killed. >> it's very strange, very disconcerting, you know, if that makes sense. i don't feel that in any way i am in any way culpable for this. i think this is, perhaps, if there's a problem, it's 100% on the other side. >> the fbi was tipped off about the alleged plot last month. then they taped several conversations in which peppe is accused of telling an undercover officer that he would pay $2,000
of weird. it is just west of detroit. normally you'll get a cold front there. that will be below us, but it won't be the case. it will move a little further eastward for you to produce the showers in pennsylvania and new york state overnight. but essentially this is the front that will go on through, not tomorrow, but saturday evening and saturday night. in the meantime, okay, a few more clouds than what they had earlier, but still a fantastic day with temperatures in the 70s. 78 in rockville, 74 in the great falls. 73 in vienna. this is pretty nice. 75 here in college park. and 72 for you over in bowie. okay, now more like summer more a while. again tomorrow is our last full day of summer. cool tonight, but not as chilly. no 40s tonight. so you can open up your windows a little further. you'll need your sunglasses tomorrow and then even warmer for you still on saturday. fall arrives in the morning, but saturday will feel like a summer's day. for tonight clear to partly cloudy, cool. but not as chilly. so open up the windows. 52 to about 60 downtown. that's a pretty nice night. in f
detroit today. >> i was told a dead body might be buried in my backyard. >> reporter: not just any body, but that of jimmy hoffa, one-time boss of the teamsters, america's biggest union. he disappeared without a trace more than 37 years ago. a decade before patricia bought her home. >> he is the best-known dead body that they've been looking for for years. >> reporter: hoffa's connections to organized crime had spurred numerous theories about his disappearance in july of 1975. earlier this year, an informant told hoffa wars author he saw a body being buried at this suburban home around the time hoffa vanished. >> he's adamant about his beliefs hoffa is buried at this location. >> reporter: he pointed the informant to authorities. their initial check days ago with ground penetrating radar revealed something about two feet below the home's driveway. today with a crowd of onlookers, police were back to take two soil samples, digging down about six feet. >> there was no visible remains that you could see through the tube. the samples are kind of muddy and it's hard to distinguish any partic
a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the search has taken investigators to northern michigan, to giants stadium in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi raised a 3,000 foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamsters, the nash's largest union, his connection with organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe the stories that hoffa was in a power struggle. i believe hoffa was killed by organized crime figures. >> reporter: that possibility could explain the informant's long silence. >> i mean, he is terrified. i could hear his voice tremble yesterday when i talked to him. >> reporter: could this be where the search for hoffa ends? >> we are investigating it as a cold case homicide. that's been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say the work here will take about two hours. they're going to take that core soil sample, send it to a for
. a rick of strong storms from st the way from detroit down to little rock, as far east as columbus, could be possible hail, tornadoes could be isolated as well. we're looking at 1 to 3 inches of rain. tomorrow sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas it's going to be sunny and warm. as we move on into sunday, look for late-day showers in new england. some clouds and possibly showers in the pacific northwest the rest of the country looking warm and dry. that's what's going on around the u.s. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> veronica johnson here. we could see the possibility of storms here tomorrow, down to richmond and up in philadelphia. but for today it's going to be quiet and dry where it's 72 degrees right now. we've got a lot of sunshine across the area. today's high 91 degrees. feeling a little bit of heat today. 88 for saturday. talking about late afternoon and evening storms through the evening. there's a 70% chance probably starting at about >> of course the first time we get to say this. it's sunday night foo
there. the 49ers home opener is sunday against detroit. >>> time now 5:57. traffic going to be effected around the raiders game. sal will tell you about that. you're watching other things. >> that is right. we will remind you about the raiders game. we will start with this report with the south bay traffic and northbound 280 traffic is looking good get into the valley up to highway 17. no problem there is. also the morning commute looks good on 680 southbound heading past mission but we are already getting crowded conditions on the way into san jose. 5:57 let's go back to the desk. >>> president obama keeping busy on the campaign trail. how the president could feel the love at one campaign stop. >>> also police in oakland say a would-be robber picked the wrong man this morning. new details on a violent overnight confrontation. >>> low clouds and fog so temperatures warming up a little. cooling down. we'll talk about that coming up. 3q there she is ! hey, i got a leak ! yoo hoo ! wait a minute, come back ! um, miss ? up here! right. like 85% of us, you have hard water stains and that cle
to the canadian border. >> 60s from fargo to detroit. mostly 70s along the east coast. 80s in the plains. a sizzling 103 degrees in phoenix. >>> all right. now to another one of those heart-warming stories we love. homecomings. this time a dad returning from afghanistan, surprised his little girl at her elementary school in michigan. oh, man. corporal jeff harris actually had gotten home the night before. >> but in order to carry off the big surprise he slept on a friend's couch so his daughter would be kept in the dark. dad said making the reunion special had been on his mind during his whole deployment. >> oh. >> and she's at that age, too, where she's a little embarrassed. did you see her walk off because she's in front of all her friends? >> she is adorable. >> cutie-pie. >> i cry every time. >> i love the stories. i don't quite cry. but it puts a big smile on my face. still ahead, we asked you to weigh in on the secret romney tape. you flooded your facebook page with opinions. nearly 500 posted comments. we'll share a few coming up. >> first, iphones, the new accessory, john doesn't
seen sunday evening. >>> police in suburban detroit are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there have been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. an enduring mystery there. wow. >>> what has four wheels and fleas? well, take a look at this. dogs competing in stroller races in a california backyard. other dogs are their hapless passengers. the four canines live with the same california family. >> they need more maneuverable strollers there. but that's not all they can do. this talented crew, races on scooters and kiddie cars with more crashes than bumpers car. their owner says they're all total clowns and having fun. look at those wagging tails. you can see, the proof is in the pudding. >> that is cute video. >>> all right. coming up next, she made magic and millions, almost a billion from the harry potter series for kids. but now will j.k. rowling reel in their parents. we'll
. when there were some who said, just let detroit go bankrupt, when there were folks who were willing to walk away from all the jobs that are supported here in ohio by the auto industry, i bet on american workers. and three years later -- >> that's president obama in columbus, ohio. shiller park, in fact, which is part of german village right off the downtown area there in that capital of the battleground state. we've been listening to the president explain why he says he needs four more years to, among other things, fix the issues facing the country. the vice presidential contenders are in iowa this hour. republican nominee paul ryan will be speaking in des moines. and we will take you there. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me
. >> what did mitt romney say? you all know this. he said let detroit go bankrupt. in strong -- in strong contrast, president obama took action, putting together a rescue team, demanding real change and real sacrifice from everyone involved, from management, from labor -- >> bob king, the head of the uaw speaking there. a hard pitch from the democrats here on the auto bailout, this is the president of the union, heard from an autoworker. this is an issue you have covered so intensively. are they doing the politics right? >> they are. this is an issue where the republicans were clearly on the wrong side of history. it wasn't just the president write agcheck and saying we're going to do this. mr. king just referred to a rescue team. what president obama did after much thought and consideration and consternation put together a team headed up by ron bloom who had a lot of work in dealing with troubled steel factories and he wanted to get it right. as soon as these guys from detroit showed up in their jets in washington, it was a big story. he said don't do that again. come back in your own ca
-- the president runs strong there -- ran strong there. in michigan of course mitt romney said let detroit go bankrupt. i don't think he will ever recover from that. wisconsin is -- wisconsin is closer than it was in '08. we will win wisconsin. i don't think there is any doubt. we have out organized them in wisconsin. we have got so many offices, staff, one of the top obama people in the entire orbit for many years now runs our operation in wisconsin, and we're going on the air there which made news -- made news last night that, you know, why are you going on the air there if you think you are so strong. well, look, we're getting pounded by outside groups. the romney campaign is on the area there and we have lead in three of the last five polls, and we have a real clear politics average lead of a couple of points. we'll win wisconsin when it is all said and done. the interesting one is north carolina where if you hear the republican spin on north carolina, they should be up five or ten points there. we have got whatever problems they perceive in north carolina. it's a
are celebrating the win over the detroit lions. it wasn't all cheers for some fans. police kicked out rowdy spectators an several others were arrested for being drunk in public. some fans say they are okay with the increased enforcement. >> i think it's great. it keeps everyone on their toes and makes sure everyone goes in -- everything goes in to watch the game. >> yeah, 49ers! >> the 9ers won 27-19. they are now 2-0. the raiders lost to miami, 35-13. they are now 0-2. >>> a new study is out that says bay area transit systems are among either the most and least cost-efficient in america. the uc berkeley compared 54 transit district the all over the country. now, san francisco was ranked second best for cost efficiency behind denver. silicon valley was raved the second least cost-efficient transit system. the co-author of the study explained the results in a ktvu special report. >> unless you have the densities in place to really generates the trips and fill the bus, these are not gonna turn out to be cost-effective investments. >> now, a spokesperson says they are building for the future a
president gave his answer at a labor day rally in detroit. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> and for the rebuttal, we're joined live by the republican v.p. nominee, paul ryan. let's preview that debate with vice president biden. when he says osama bin laden is dead, general motors is alive, you say? >> well, general motors isn't alive in my hometown. the president came to janesville before the plant shut down and said he would lead an effort to retool the plant. after the plant was shut down, he said he would retool the plant to get people back to work. they're still not back to work. i would ask the 23 million people who are struggling to find work in america today, if we're better off than we were four years ago. i'd look at the facts that we've had unemployment above 8% for 42 months, despite the president's claims that the stimulus would provide the contrary. we're not better off than we were four years ago. look at the statistics. that's why we're going to be offering big solutio
al roker. >> thanks very much. a rick of strong storms from detroit down to little rock as far east as columbus. could be possible hail, tornadoes in this could be isolated as well. looking at anywhere from one to three inches of rain for that region. now for tomorrow look for afternoon storms along the eastern seaboard, into the mid-atlantic states, sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas, sunny and warm. then as we move into sunday, look for late day showers in new england some clouds, possibly showers in the pacific northwest. the rest of the country looking >> west coast looking spectacular. we're done with the humidity from yesterday, the thunderstorms have exited the area. and we are left with all of these 70s around the bay. 73 degrees in fremont, really nice along the east shore, 75 in oakland, and even in san francisco where it's clear right now, 67 degrees in the heat of the day. we're going to drop off when it comes to inland temperatures in particular, as we head through the weekend, down to a low 80 on sunday. then 89 d
. a lot of them here in ohio. when some of these other folks said which of the detroit go bankrupt, when this abbas to walk away from an industry that supports one in eight jobs in ohio, i said we are not going to go that way. i'd bet on american workers and three years later, the american auto industry has come roaring back with nearly 250,000 jobs. now you have a choice. we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas or we can start rewarding corporations and companies that offer up new plants and for our creating new jobs might here in ohio, right here in the united states of america. right here. i understand my opponent has been running around ohio. crowd: boo! don't boo, vote. vote. but he has been running around ohio claiming he is going to roll up his sleeves and take the fight to china. [laughter] now, here is the thing -- his experience has been owning companies that were called pioneers in the business of outsourcing jobs to countries like china. he made money investing in companies that up routed from here and went to china. pioneers. ohio, you cannot stan
that looked a lot of like a spirit of st. louis. was called detroiter. she named it the american girl. she told the press, if an american boy can have great dreams, why can't an american girl? and she went allot of. she made it as far as -- and she crashed in the sea. but she crashed within inside an nor wee began tanker. they saved her. she very perhaps more than any other of the fliers, she understood the new world of celebrity because she said early on, anybody who -- the first woman who fries across is going to be famous. they're going to make money, they're going to be famous. i don't want to go back to the life of a dental hygienist in florida. why shouldn't i do this? it's my way out. what's fascinating, when you look at the archives, there were all of these letters to these fliers from men and women. the but the most saying take me along. the most poignant from women and the women saw, you know, they would -- they were -- there was one letter from a woman who had seven children but five had died, there was one woman who slung burgers in philadelphia and she offered to bring food. a
are counted, even the dad says that democrats in chicago, detroit and cleveland, i predict that we will win, that this nightmare will be over and america will finally be on the road to recovery. god bless you and thank you very much. [applause] >> as i have often said about gary bauer is one-of-a-kind in the liberals are glad about that. the house judiciary committee sits on the substitution committee. he believes the constitution means what it says and then it should be a mind of our founding fathers. imagine not. in fact he has never come without a copy of the constitution in this coat pocket. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome from the great state of iowa, representative steve king. [applause] ♪ >> wow, thank you. all right. thank you all very much. thanks for the welcome to ask rc and everyone contributing to make this conference what it is. and for me, sitting back listening to gary bauer speech, i am up clapping my hands, too. it gets me going and i'm wondering here what kind of a void he has left me to try to fill. but you know, i want to thank frc and i want to do it in this way
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